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Jul 13, 2012 12:00am PDT
chief. howard kurtz is newsweek's washington bureau chief and host of cnn's "reliable sources." this week both mitt romney and vice president biden spoke to the n.a.a.c.p. did it garner much traffic there the online world? >> absolutely. our twitter and facebook feeds were lighting up. >> particularly, ray, after mitt romney was booed yesterday at the n.a.a.c.p. convention. the initial wave was sort of one of mockery. one msnbc host said he was deliberately booed because he wanted to appeal to white racist but then there was a counterwave of conservatives defending romney taking issue with the discourts you behavior of some of the n.a.a.c.p. members who after all had invited the presidential candidate. >> suarez: this was all civilians trafficking this image on their own or were the campaigns also interested in getting this out there? >> the majority was civilians very upset with what happened. >> and some journalists and activists tend to join these online conversations. >> suarez: this week also facebook very handy for finding out how your high school girl friend has aged. (laughte
Jul 27, 2012 12:00am PDT
site's editor and chief and howard kurtz is host of cnn's "reliable sources." lauren this has been heavily covered in newspapers and in the wires. how is it playing out in the social media realm? >> it's not playing out very well. >> warner: for romney? >> yes, for romney, i think people feel he doesn't get it, like showing up to a dinner party and criticizing the host's table even before he sits down. and i believe that from reading this on twitter and facebook and blogs that it hasn't done him any favors. >> i'm saying this is playing as a gold medal gaffe. the first olympics event, one person tweeted, fulfilling a vow not to insult obama overseas romney insults david cameron instead. i'm not so sure it was a gaffe. i think romney wanted to express concern about security perhaps to remind people that a decade ago when he ran the salt lake city olympics there were no security problems. >> woodruff:. >> warner: but prime minister cameron had a quick rejoineder to that. >> he did. >> he said if you want to hold the games in the middle of nowhere, be my guest, this is london. >> warn
Jul 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
" live and howard kurtz is host of cnn's reliable sources. and howe wi, this week we'll look at fresh reporting from pro-publica. >> the award winning investigative web site that asks its readers to send in examples of fund-raising e-mails they got from the presidential campaign. turns out campaigns now know so much about you from the use of technology. president obama's campaign is particularly good at this. they can come up with five, six, seven different versions of it targeted to specific types of donors or potential do donors. >> for example, if you go to pro-publica's web site, you can go the messages machine which is is in beta testing but will be u.n. veiled. you can go to "before midnight tonight" which was an e-mail sent out by michelle obama. >> i got that one! "h d, friends"? >> we're very tight! >> this one says barack is so grateful to everyone's who has his back, he'd like to sit down with each of you and personally thank you. if you go to the next one, take a look, the red is what's deleted and here it is, the green is the new piece here. so it now says sarah jessica p
Jul 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
president's remarks. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell told cnn the president's plan could make a bad problem worse. >> and we have got the fiscal cliff coming at the end of the year. you know, what we ought to be doing is extend the current tax rates for another year with a hard requirement to get through comprehensive tax reform one more time. >> ifill: both campaigns are appealing to middle class pocketbooks at the same time they are adding record sums to their campaign coffers. romney and the republican national committee reported raising $106 million last month, outstripping the president and the democrats, who pulled in $71 million. outside fundraising groups are raising and spending millions more. all those dollar signs add up to a debate that could easily determine which party wins the white house and the congress this fall. for more on the politics behind the policy, we turn to "newshour" political editor christina bellantoni and stuart rothenberg of the "rothenberg political report." listening to the president just now, christina, i was interested when he talked about
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